The start of a new year is a time when employees feel refreshed, ready to pick up new habits, 2022 resolutions, and take on more challenges. It is a pivotal moment when employers have the chance to motivate employees to perform their best work and put practices in place that set them up for a successful work year.
Personal finance is ranked as a leading cause of employee stress in the United States each year. Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners found that nearly 50% of U.S. employees suffer from financial stress and The American Psychological Association conducted a study that concluded 72% of Americans have stressed over money at least once in the past month.
As the new year begins and the pandemic heightens, encouraging employees to set New Year’s resolutions both personally and professionally will help them achieve a better state of mental and physical health. Studies have shown that when a person sets and sticks to a goal, their self-esteem and overall outlook on life goes up. By incentivizing employees to set New Year’s goals, your organization will create a more positive, present, and engaged workforce.
As we start the 4th quarter of 2018 and look ahead to 2019, it's time to start buying gifts, incentives, and rewards for the holiday season. But what do you get your employees that will make a lasting impact?
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